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Van Hook Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Van Hoek, a habitational name for someone from any of various places in the Netherlands and Belgium called Hoek, for example in East and West Flanders, Zeeland, North Brabant, Gelderland, and elsewhere, or from the Hook of Holland (Hoek van Holland). Compare Vandenhoek.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Van Loon, Van Hoose, Van Loo, Van Eck, Van Beek, Van Hove, Van Cott

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Van Hook Family Origin

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Van Hook Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Farm Hand

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Van Hook occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Van Hook's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Hook family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Hook.

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Van Hook Historical Records

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Van Hook Life Expectancy

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